Looking for practical help?
For further information and support, try these websites:
Safe Passage is concerned with refugee and asylum-seeking children:
The Quaker Asylum and Refugee Network:
There are also many local groups and councils offering specific support to hosts of Ukranians and other refugees.
In Bournemouth, for instance, the International Care Network supports refugees and asylum seekers in the Bournemouth/Poole area, including language classes and ‘befriending’ schemes.
In north-west London, Families4Peace is offering support to Ukranian refugees and their hosts.
I am a writer and former journalist who volunteers with a refugee charity.
I am convinced that, as a country, we need to welcome refugees. My inspiration comes from my godmother, Trudi Eulenburg, who was granted shelter in the UK from Nazi Germany as a teenager in 1939.